Ultimately, then, THOMAS HARDY: SELECTED POEMS demonstrates a high degree of poetic craftsmanship and . The second reason for commending this particular volume of Hardy's poems is Robert Mezey's Introduction and notes.
Ultimately, then, THOMAS HARDY: SELECTED POEMS demonstrates a high degree of poetic craftsmanship and discipline and it constitutes a very moving body of work. At just over twenty pages, the Introduction is an ideal length.
The books o Thomas Hardy have never done much for me, but his poetry which I have never read is a different thing. I really enjoyed them.
I really enjoyed this collection of Thomas Hardy's poetry. I like that while it has great imagery it is easy to understand (or at least I think it is). One of my favourite poems is HER INITIALS. The books o Thomas Hardy have never done much for me, but his poetry which I have never read is a different thing.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is acclaimed worldwide as one of the best Victorian novelists, but his poetry is often eclipsed by his achievement . Here’s our pick of the ten best Thomas Hardy poems – often a difficult list to draw up.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is acclaimed worldwide as one of the best Victorian novelists, but his poetry is often eclipsed by his achievement in the realm of fiction. Still, of the hundreds of poems that comprise Hardy’s Collected Poems, there are a few favourites that are much-loved and widely anthologised. But if you haven’t read much of Hardy’s poetry before, we hope this selection offers a nice way in to the weighty tome that is his Complete Poems
Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton .
Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton, England. The eldest child of Thomas and Jemima, Hardy studied Latin, French, and architecture in school. In September 1874, his first book as a full-time author, Far from the Madding Crowd, appeared serially. After publishing more than two dozen novels, one of the last being Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Hardy returned to writing poetry-his first love. Hardy's volumes of poetry include Poems of the Past and Present, The Dynasts: Part One, Two, and Three, Time's Laughingstocks, and The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall. From 1833 until his death, Hardy lived in Dorchester, England.
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Poems of 1912-1913 are an elegiac sequence written by Thomas Hardy in response to the death of his wife Emma, in November 1912. In intensely personal poetic verse.
Thomas Hardy OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his native South West England.
Poems of the Past and the Present. Satires of Circumstance, lyrics and reveries with miscellaneous pieces. A Changed Man; and other tales.
Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy, whose books include Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, was one . He left fiction writing for poetry and published eight collections, including Poems of the Past and the Present (Harper & Bros.
Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy, whose books include Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, was one of the most influentual novelists an. . 1902) and Satires of Circumstance (Macmillan, 1914). Hardy's poetry explores a fatalist outlook against the dark, rugged landscape of his native Dorset. He rejected the Victorian belief in a benevolent God, and much of his poetry reads as a sardonic lament on the bleakness of the human condition.
Author: Thomas Hardy
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Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co; First Edition edition (April 1, 1961)
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